Recall intervals for oral health in primary care patients

P Beirne (Lead / Corresponding author), A Forgie, JE Clarkson, H V Worthington

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    106 Citations (Scopus)


    The frequency with which patients should attend for a dental check-up and the potential effects on oral health of altering recall intervals between check-ups have been the subject of ongoing international debate for almost 3 decades. Although recommendations regarding optimal recall intervals vary between countries and dental healthcare systems, 6-monthly dental check-ups have traditionally been advocated by general dental practitioners in many developed countries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article numberCD004346
    JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


    Dive into the research topics of 'Recall intervals for oral health in primary care patients'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this